Stanford MSx Application Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019-2020]

By - Jul 31, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Both the relatively complex MSx application form and your resume will establish you as a leader in your organization (and possibly even your domain), and that leadership experience is essential if you want to be a qualified MSx applicant. It’s important, but it’s just a...

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How This Wharton MBA Created Her Women’s Workwear Brand

By - Jul 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students navigate their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? series. Meet Melina, a recent Wharton MBA graduate and the founder of Keaton, a woman’s workwear brand dedicated to empowering women to look, feel,...

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What are the Components of a Great Statement of Purpose for Data or Business Analytics?

By - Jul 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You have decided to apply to data or business analytics and have narrowed down your list of schools. Now it’s time to complete a statement of purpose (SOP) as part of your application. Although it is becoming increasingly popular for schools to require additional essays, the SOP...

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Georgetown McDonough MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - Jul 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Georgetown’s MBA application essay questions and video component remain the same as last year, with the exception of Essay Option #3. My advice is in italics below each of Georgetown’s prompts. Georgetown McDonough 2019-2020 MBA application essays We want to hear your story. When responding to our...

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UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019-2020]

By - Jul 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Accepted’s B-School Selectivity Index shows that UCLA Anderson is 14th in selectivity and 16th in U.S. News’ ranking. Its average GMAT is 716, up one point from last year and the year before. However, the acceptance rate at Anderson has climbed a bit from 20.7% for the class that...

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Get Accepted to Stanford GSB: Watch Webinar Now!

By - Jul 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you missed Get Accepted to Stanford GSB or if you’d like to view it again, the webinar is now available on-demand. As you prepare for next season’s applications, learn the key strategies you need to approach Stanford’s application successfully. How can you show that you’re a perfect...

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MIT Sloan MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019-2020]

By - Jul 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

This year’s MIT Sloan MBA application, like most MIT applications in the last fifteen years, includes its signature cover letter and resume. It also retains the video component, which was introduced approximately three years ago. My tips for these parts of the MIT Sloan application are...

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Wharton MBA Class Profile: Class of 2020

By - Jul 23, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Wharton’s class of 2020… Applications received: 6,245 (last year: 6,692)Students enrolled: 862 (last year: 863)Women: 43% (last year: 44%)U.S. students of color: 33% (same as last year)Countries represented: 80 (last year: 65)International students: 33% (same as last year)Mean GMAT score: 732 (last year’s average: 730)Mean work...

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Want to Study Data Analytics But Don’t Have Relevant Experience or a Quantitative Degree?

By - Jul 21, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

In my experience guiding applicants to data and business analytics programs, I have often encountered applicants who really want to get into data but have little to no experience in the field. Others might have some experience, but lack the quantitative background that is preferred for...

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Harvard Kennedy School: An Interview with Admissions Director Matt Clemons [Episode 320]

By - Jul 21, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Matt Clemons, Director of Admissions for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government [Show Summary] Matt Clemons is the Director of Admissions for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and he shares what the school is looking for in its applicants, what to expect while...

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